Groove Notes

Knowledge and versatility the key to success for bassist James Genus

When I made the attempt to contact bassist James Genus for an interview, he wasn’t able to immediately ...


New Book: Marc Meyers “Why Jazz Happened”

Why Jazz Happened (due out in December of 2012) is the first comprehensive social history of jazz. It ...


38th annual Jazz Record Collectors Bash arrives in June

The 38th Annual Jazz Record Collectors Bash will kick off Friday, June 29th at the Hilton Woodbridge in ...


One of Louis Armstrong’s final performances (and favorite recipes) to be released this month

Rarely-Heard Recording Includes Original Cookbook of Louis’ Most-Loved Recipes This release comes from Smithsonian Folkway Recordings. Jazz icon ...